No, it’s not “Gangnam Style,” but you can certainly get your gangnam on in your gingham style! This classic look is back as a fresh breath of air this spring and summer 2013.
You might be asking yourself, what is gingham? A lightweight cotton fabric, gingham is characterized by a simple checkered pattern of two colors, with white usually being the common denominator. In classic black and white, and your run of the mill picnic blanket red and white, the contemporary take on gingham incorporates a rainbow of colors. Not a fan of thin gingham? No problem, as the trend allows for thicker strands, and a larger pattern, sure to make you stand out.
Black & White
Black and white is the color trend for this spring and summer 2013, and celebrities are using gingham express this trend.
There are different ways to incorporate the look into your wardrobe this season, starting with a girl’s favorite accessory shoes! Designers such as Christian Louboutin, Miu Miu, and Kate Spade have jumped on the trend.
Clothes are next, and anywhere from tops, bottoms, bathing suits, and even accessories (hello nail trends!), gingham is easy to pull into your existing wardrobe effortlessly.
Tops & Accessories
Men shouldn’t feel left out; gingham is a classic and very popular fabric in modern menswear clothing. It has been around for a few seasons already, but what better time to jump into the trend for the first time than this season!
We want to know: Will you be gingham styling this season?